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  • managing your child's eczema

    Managing your child’s Eczema

    Atopic Dermatitis is the clinical name for the chronic (long-term) skin condition most of us call Eczema. This dry, itchy, rashy skin condition presents itself in many different forms, with varying degrees of severity. It can come and go and appear virtually anywhere on the body. It is uncomfortable and can be very painful indeed.

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    flu jab

    Flu Jab

    I was always under the impression that flu was a virus, meaning that no meds known to wo-man would help send it packing. So what is flu jab exactly and does it do any good? Experts recommend that anyone who is at risk from serious complications from flu should have it. This includes infants and

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    10 things you might not know when becoming a new dad

    10 things you might not know when becoming a new dad

    Most new dads have a few months to get used to the idea of fatherhood but there’s more than a grain of truth in the adage that nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent. Here are a few things you may not already know. Making it up as you go along Many men figure

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    Baby led weaning

    Baby led weaning

    In recent years there has been a growth in the trend of baby led weaning (BLW). Any mum or dad with a young baby and even those still pregnant, can’t have failed to see or hear the term being used. But what exactly does baby led weaning entail and what are the advantages? What is

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    Caring for a deaf child

    Caring for a deaf child

    Deafness can affect the way in which children communicate, learn and socialise. There are varying degrees of hearing loss and different children will need different levels of support. If your child, or someone close to you, has been diagnosed with hearing loss then are some things you can do to make life easier. Reduce background

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    kids and sleep

    Kids and sleep

    We all need to sleep but getting a good night’s kip is particularly important for children as it affects their mental and physical development. So how do you know if your child is getting enough sleep and how can you encourage healthy sleeping patterns? Newborns As every parent knows, the sleep pattern of a newborn

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